CHICAGO - A man was found strangled and beaten Wednesday in an apartment in Lawndale on the West Side.
He was identified as Ricky Fulton by the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in the same block where he was found.
The 44-year-old man was found unresponsive about 12:30 a.m. in the 1400 block of South Saint Louis Avenue, Chicago police said.
An autopsy determined he died of strangulation and blunt force trauma.
Detectives were conducting a homicide investigation. No one was in custody.